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10. Montee Ball, Wisconsin
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9. Seth Doege, Texas Tech
This Red Raider is posting gaudy numbers (28 TD, 7 INT) right about now thanks to an offense that is playing their best ball at one of the more important parts of the season.
Tech looks like a team that will not only finish the season ranked but perhaps pick up ten wins. If that does come true, Doege will stay in the hunt for an invite to NYC all year long.
8. Johnny Manziel, A&M
Johnny football was bottled up in the second half against the Bayou Bengals ferocious defense, but it just goes to show that no young freshman can become the nation’s best player at quarterback.
He is an incredible college talent and could become a future All-American if he improves, but he doesn’t have superstar talent surrounded by him (two star tackles, solid backs and receivers not world beaters) . Ultimately, the Aggies will lose at least o...
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MADISON, Wis. What's in a name? When it comes to Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, one is a Heisman Trophy candidate. Apparently, the other is not.Ball revealed following Saturday's victory against Minnesota that he is fine once again with being called Mon-TEE rather than Mon-TAY. "The coaches have been calling me Mon-TEE now," Ball said. "They said, Mon...
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin continued its in-season ascent with a 38-13 drubbing of Minnesota on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. The Badgers have now won three straight Big Ten games and hold a three-game lead in the Leaders Division race.
Wisconsin dominated Minnesota on the ground, out-gaining the Gophers 337-96. And although the Badgers haven't yet played the meat of their...
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin's form of football flash doesn't exactly include the razzle-dazzle gimmicks an Oregon or Louisiana Tech employs on the field. Even when the Badgers run the sleekly built "Wildcat" package, it comes with a twist only Wisconsin's brute force can bring.
Seven offensive linemen. Two tight ends. Two tailbacks. The package name -- "Barge...
Week 8 in Big Ten football brought us plenty of headlines to choose from. We had classic rivalry games, unfortunate injuries, tremendous comebacks and timely last second wins. After dissecting each conference game: here are the winners and losers from week 8.The Winners Penn State Quarterback Matthew McGloinPenn State Quarterback Matthew McGloin has been a polarizing figure all throughout...
Thanks to cohesion on the offensive line, putting in extra work and another name change, senior tailback Montee Ball is hitting his Heisman stride just as Wisconsin prepares for the tough defense of Michigan State.
MADISON, Wis. Coming off two straight losses to open the Big Ten season, the University of Minnesota football team was hoping its fortunes would change Saturday as the Gophers took on rival Wisconsin. No so much, as the Badgers came away with a 38-13 win over the now 4-3 Gophers. Minnesota has now lost nine straight games to Wisconsin following the loss. Here are five things we...
What makes a good rivalry? A border-battle? Competitiveness? A trophy? Wisconsin vs Minnesota, the longest running rivalry in Division 1 NCAA football, has fit only two of these categories in recent years. Today’s game was no exception. Wisconsin has won the battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe each year since 2004, with varying degrees of difficulty. Not since the mid-2000’s though...
Whether it's the power formation or the new-look 'barge' formation, tailbacks James White and Montee Ball got Wisconsin running in the right direction in a 38-13 victory over Minnesota Saturday.
Wisconsin finally gets a shot at Michigan State in Camp Randall on Saturday and while the game may not have the same meaning the last few have, it doesn't mean the Badgers aren't going to relish the chance to take on the Spartans at home for a change. However, when they do fans can probably expect a little bit of the unexpected on both sides of the ball.
After all the...
Wisconsin had no trouble dispatching Minnesota 38-13 on Saturday to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe in Madison for another year. The Badgers have now won nine straight games in the series, which matches the longest winning streak by either team in the 122-game history.
Once again, Badgers running backs Montee Ball and James White sparkled. When both are running as they did on Saturday...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) James White raced 15 times through Minnesota's defense for 175 yards rushing and three touchdowns, carrying Wisconsin to a 38-13 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, the ninth straight time the Badgers have beaten the Gophers to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe.
Montee Ball let his partner steal the show for most of the afternoon but still muscled his way for 166...
James White raced 15 times through Minnesota's defense for 175 yards rushing and three touchdowns, carrying Wisconsin to a 38-13 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, the ninth straight time the Badgers have beaten the Gophers to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe.
Montee Ball let his partner steal the show for most of the afternoon but still muscled his way for 166 yards on 24 attempts...
Wisconsin Badgers running backs James White and Montee Ball are running away as the nation’s top running back tandem.
The duo combined to rush for 341 yards on 39 carries (8.74 average) and all five of Wisconsin’s (6-2, 3-1) touchdowns in a 38-13 win over Minnesota.
White not only dominated the normal running game, he debuted at quarterback in the Badgers wildcat formation known...